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The 30th Carlsbad 5000

What if this were your only chance? Sure it’ll be painful, but what’s pain?
– Franz Stampfl, Roger Bannister’s coach

This is going to hurt… maybe we start slow and see how it goes? 4,157 more words



Carlsbad, CA. — While it was the inaugural San Diego Rock `n` Roll Marathon that set Elite Racing off onto its national manifest destiny in 1998, a status that today has gone global under the banner of… 1,127 more words

At The Races

The NutriBullet Health and Fitness Expo - Day Before the LA Marathon Fun

The 2015 Asics Los Angeles Marathon began with the NitriBullet Health and Fitness Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Expo took place on the Friday and Saturday before the marathon. 1,907 more words

Los Angeles Marathon

Cash's First 5-K

Yesterday was my first 5-K of the season and Cash’s first race ever! Except last year (to the day) when we ran a half-marathon in Zion National Park recreation area when I was 7 weeks pregnant. 757 more words


LA Marathon Week Recap! Finally!

At long last, I have some time to sit down and begin my Los Angeles Marathon postings. It’s been a crazy busy week this week. So, thank you for patience. 1,211 more words

Running Workouts

New York City Marathon Photos, 2014

It took me months to work up the courage to hit the “Cancel” button on the NYC Marathon website, but I finally did. Knowing I wasn’t going to have the time to properly train, it was the right decision, but that doesn’t mean I wanted to do it. 75 more words